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Fucus abscissus Turner

Publication details
Fucus abscissus Turner 1819: 66, pl. 223

Published in: Turner, D. (1811-1819 '1819'). Fuci sive plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia. Fuci, or coloured figures and descriptions of the plants referrred by botanists to the genus Fucus. Vol. IV pp. [i, iii], [1]-153, [1-2], [1-7], pls 197-258 (col. copp. W.J. Hooker). Londini [London]: typis J. M'Creery, impensis J. et A. Arch.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Fucus is Fucus vesiculosus Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melanthalia abscissa (Turner) J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cut off, steep, precipitous (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: New Zealand (Womersley 1996: 34). Lectotype (?): Banks; BM (Womersley 1996: 34).

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Source of current name
Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1845). Algae Novae Zelandiae; being a catalogue of all of the species of algae yet recorded as inhabiting the shores of New Zealand, with characters and brief descriptions of the new species discovered during the voyage of H.M. discovery ships "Erebus" and "Terror" and of others communicated to Sir W. Hooker by D. Sinclair, the Rev. Colenso, and M. Raoul. London Journal of Botany 4: 521-551.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2018.

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